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Capitol City Oktoberfest RESCHEDULED to October 11th, 2015





SPECIAL NOTE:  Due to the inclement weather and Hurricane Joaquin, Capitol City Brewing Company’s Mid-Atlantic Oktoberfest has been cancelled for this Saturday, October 3 at Arlington’s Shirlington Village. The event has been rescheduled for Sunday, October 11. Please update your event listings and calendars. This rescheduled event will be halfed in size, comparable to Capitol City’s Springfest event. Thank you for your understanding!





 Arlington Brewpub Celebrates Annual Fall Tradition with the Mid-Atlantic’s Most Authentic Oktoberfest Celebration Featuring German Beers, Bavarian Fare and Alpine Music

Prost! The 16th annual Capitol City Oktoberfest beer festival celebration will now be held on Saturday October 11th from noon to 7 p.m. at The Village at Shirlington. Ticket sales begin at 11:00 a.m. and beer taps close at 6:00 p.m. Entrance is free for children and non-drinkers.oktoberfest ariel view

Enjoy a “familiennachmittag” or “family afternoon” like the Germans do in Munich. Capitol City invites beer-drinkers and festival-goers alike to dress in traditional German garb and enjoy the tastes of authentic Bavarian brews, bratwurst and pretzel –or brezlen as the Germans call it. More than 65 regional breweries will set up taps and share ale and lager samples with the thousands of anticipated guests from the national capital region. Several participating local, regional and national breweries include Starr Hill, Mad Fox, Fair Winds, Hellbender, Ocelot, Ballast Point, Firestone Walker, Blue Mountain, Green Flash, Parkway, Schlafly, St. George, Terrapin, New District, Adroit Theory, Avery and Hardywood. For a full list of participating breweries, please visit

oktoberfestCapitol City will feature three signature Oktoberfest beers — the Dr. Punkinstein, Smoketoberfest and the popular Oktoberfest Lager. Beer lovers can dance to live Alpine folk music as they taste select handcrafted beers and snack on authentic German cuisine from numerous food tents and a variety of Shirlington Village eateries. Capitol City Brewing Company will also serve traditional German favorites including bratwurst, sauerkraut and the signature fresh soft pretzels.


The $30 admission ticket for beer drinkers includes an official Oktoberfest wristband, a Capitol City branded tasting glass and 10 drink tickets. Additional drink tickets are available for purchase for $1 each with a five-ticket minimum. Admission is free for non-drinkers. Beer-drinkers must be 21+ to purchase a ticket.


Oktoberfest 2015 will be held rain or shine.

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Information provided from Capitol City Brewing Company.






Things to do in October 2015 in and around Arlington


August 2015 Calendar of Events

Here is a calendar of things to do in and around Arlington, Virginia and the DC Metropolitan area this month.



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1832 N Quantico St in Arlington for sale $979,000

Just Listed – 1832 N Quantico Street in Arlington, Virginia


Rare to find this much space for under $1 million in North Arlington, this home is much bigger than it looks from the outside.   Renovated and expanded in 2007, it features over 3700 finished square feet of living space including 4 bedrooms and 2 baths on the upper level, 2 bedrooms and a full bath on the main level, and 1 bedroom with full size windows on the lower level (also great for a home office, exercise room, in-law or au-pair suite).

The home also includes a spacious first floor family room off the eat-in kitchen; an elegant master suite with cathedral ceilings, palladian windows and a walk-in closet; beautiful hardwood floors; a cozy front porch and a rear terrace.  Located at 1832 N Quantico St. in the Tuckahoe, Swanson, Yorktown school pyramid, this home is a short walk to both the East Falls Church Metro and the shops, restaurants and services at Westover Village with easy access to I-66, I-495, and Rt. 50.

The dead end street links to many local trails including the Custis Trail, the W&OD trail and the Four Mile Run trail.  Also nearby are Westover Park and the Benjamin Banneker Dog Park and youth recreational field.

For more information, visit this website or contact Elizabeth Bouchard at 703-229-5030.



July 2015 Calendar of Area Events



Calendar of Events in Arlington and DC Area in June 2015

May 2015 Calendar of Things to Do in Arlington and the DC Area

Click below for a calendar of things to do in Arlington, Virginia and the DC Metropolitan Area in May 2015.

Arlington’s E-Care Event is Saturday, April 18, 2015


The Arlington Environmental Collection and Recycling Event (E-CARE) is a biannual event at which residents can safely dispose of household hazardous materials, bikes, small metal items, shoes, clothing and other recyclable items.  The Spring 2015 event will be held at Thomas Jefferson Middle School on Saturday, April 18th from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.

For a list of acceptable items and other information, please visit the Arlington Trash & Recycling website.

Arlington Named America’s Most Walkable Suburb

Arlington Forest (12) barcroft (38)Check out this great article about Arlington and why it has been named America’s Most Walkable Suburb!